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This beautiful part of N. Ireland is a fly anglers dream at a time when the habitat of the wild brown river trout is depleting all over Europe, and when some fly fishing for trout has an artificial character, N. Ireland offers the true essence of the sport - the pursuit of wild trout taking hatching fly in natural waters. Rivers like the Six Mile Water in County Antrim provide challenging sport with selective trout of high average size. Fly fish this trout stream which winds through the pastures and also offers the angler a chance of a Salmon or the unique Brown Trout The Dollaghan which behaves in a similar way to a sea trout but instead of going to sea it runs to Lough Neagh which is the largest freshwater lake in the UK covering a mammoth 153 sq miles (400 sq km) and touches five of the six counties of Northern Ireland . The Dollaghan grow in many ways similar to Salmon up to 3lb every year while in the Lough dew to the feeding there , this makes them one of the biggest wild Brown trout with many specimens being caught most seasons. Successful methods are spinning, worming, and fly fishing. But the fly is often most productive in the evening and into the night they are especially attractive for the Trout angler.


Your Guide Stevie Munn

Stevie is qualified to teach all aspects of fly fishing & casting to both newcomers and to those with more experience. has been assessed in his ability to offer coaching and guiding at the highest level. He holds full Public Liability Insurance & Basic First Aid, as required by the Joint Angling Governing Bodies.
Stevie Munn is a proud member of the Hardy Greys Academy, The National Angling Guide Association, and The Game Angling Instructors Association all which comprise of instructors from around the UK and Ireland, who actively promote the best instruction service for anglers wanting to improve their technique;
Stevie has been fishing the Six Mile Water since the age of six.

He has fished in England, Scotland, Wales, Norway and Canada and of course the great loughs and wild trout rivers of Ireland. His Largest Wild Brown Trout to date is a 9.1/2lb Lough Neagh Trout or (Dollaghan). Stevie has a true love for his sport and has given Fly Tying demos at many game fairs over the years he also teaches fly tying at his local Belfast Collage and the Loughs Agency.

You can contact him for fishing trips at anglingclassics@aol.com or 07717 460131
By W.S.F

Seasons: River Trout 1st March to End October. The Salmon and Dollaghan start to run from July and continue until the end of October.
Accommodation: There are many Hotels and B&B in the area contact Stevie for information.

Permits: Permits for Six Mile Water. Per Day March to August £5.00. August to end of October £12.00. Game Rod License per season £16.00
Guide fees for river. £100 per day (this can vary)
Fly Casting Lessons or Fly Tying Lessons can be booked at £25.00 per hour
Stevie works closely with other qualified guides and can arrange fishing all over Ireland

 
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